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Baltimore 6, Tim Tooten 3, Baltimore City 3, Orioles 3, Lowell Melser 2, David Collins 2, Martin O'malley 2, Ravens 2, Patriots 2, Dr. Peter Marvit 2, Gerry Sandusky 2, Washington 2, Us 2, U.s. 2, Cecil 1, Romney 1, Mccloud 1, Macleod 1, Adam Jones 1, Tom Tasselmyer 1,
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    September 18, 2012
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, they were very blistery. a lot of the homes down here have some flooding conditions in their yards. it was all the way up to the tires and just below the wheel well. there was quite amah's down here. they are monitoring the situation in their concern is later on this evening, the high tide between 9-10 is that this may cause some issues right here. we will send this to the weather center and tom tasselmyer for what it's going on. >> will take awhile to drain and
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the high tide will run high on the bay. coming in through kent, carolina this is making steady progress. the yellow shaded counties are the tornado watch. the watch has been counseled. the orange shades are in caroline county. raising to the east and south. delaware, beat on the lookout. the rest of the bay, rapidly improving. i think you'll like the seven- day forecast when you check that out in a few minutes. >> you can watch live updates, see pictures and video from areas hit by the storm on wbaltv.com.
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the researcher for the national institute of health was murdered last night near his home and police are searching for his killer or killers and they are remembering the 51-year-old dr. peter marvit. lowell melser has been following the story and joins us live from baltimore city police headquarters. >> donna, police are calling this a tragic and senseless crime. a well-known 51-year-old researcher from nih gunned down in front of his home. police right now are investigating this as an attempted robbery that ended in murder. >> they are canvassing the 2800 block of chesterfield avenue and they're looking for clues after 51-year-old dr. peter marvit was gunned down friday night. >> was believed that he was exiting are entering this vehicle a few blocks away from his home. >> he was shot in the head and
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torso wind pronounced dead a half-hour later at hopkins hospital. >> he was an exuberant, have become a joyous, terrific guy. >> people congregating at his home did not wish to talk to 11 news, the music director of the baltimore choral arts society says he sang with the choir for five years and the night he was killed, he had left practice at around 10:00 p.m. according to university officials, he had been a research assistant professor and a postdoctoral fellow at the school of medicine. officials also confirmed that he was most recently a contract it analyst with clinical trials. >> our hearts ache for his longtime partner and his daughter. we are very concerned and we will keep his family in our prayers. any performing group will tell you that it is like a family. we have lost a very dear and
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important family member. >> he did not have a police record so detectives are treating this as an attempted robbery with a fatal lending. >> it's just an assumption on behalf of detectives. there is no evidence to sit just that this is a robbery. >> where live outside baltimore city police headquarters, lowell melser or, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the unemployment rate has jumped to 7.6%. we have shed 36,000 private- sector jobs. gov. martin o'malley is on tour to compete in the new economy. david collins is following the story and he joins us live from the studio with more. >> john can be found in the bio health field, space technology,
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and life sciences. the challenge is to give jobs speaker -- job-seekers to compete to increase the number of merrill lenders to increase their training by 30% -- to increase the number of maryland ers. >> gov. martin o'malley showcasing the biotech institute of maryland as well positioned for success. the non-profit provides free up, specific training for jobs in the biotech field. >> the role here is to be the common platform and the catalyst for highlighting where those opportunities are. >> the governor sees this as a long-term effort for maryland to grow in the science and technology industry. this comes as the unemployment rate creeps up to 7%. only slightly under the national average. these states increase of just 800 jobs in july, baltimore city parks and employment is 11.3%.
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two of our three neighbors fare better. virginia, 5.9%. pennsylvania is higher at 7.9%. the greater baltimore area has shed private-sector jobs over the last five years and economists say maryland is an expensive state to do business especially with a corporate tax rate of 8.25% and an income tax increase for those making $100,000 or more. >> when you're in an expensive state to operate, that seems to be our problem. >> the impact of congress failing to agree on a budget may hit maryland harder than other states. sequestration will cut $500 billion from defense spending and the state has been sheltered by federal jobs and contracts. >> there are talks about cuts across the board that would have devastating impact and it could create another 2% or 3% increase in unemployment. >> the u.s. department of labour is behind this one to provide
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information job-seekers need to get the skills employers are looking for. >> constance is taking advantage of it. she spent 15 years in an unstable insurance field. the initiative is helping her open unassisted and living facility. -- an assisted living facility. ." -- >> this will be stable and more permanent. she will have what it takes to open the assisted living business within one year. the administration's goal has 20% for work-force training in the number of those who have completed the new job skills training stands at 13%. live in the studio, david collins, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the romney campaign is trying to reset their message doctor he was caught on camera speaking off the cuff that a florida fund-raiser and later today the full audio was released from
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that event. nikole killion has more on damage control. >> from is spending most of his day doing more fund-raisers and not necessarily backing down from his original comments. the fund-raiser video was put up in its entirety on the mother jones website, all 49 minutes of including this new comments about the middle east peace process. it is one of several controversial remarks he made during a political fund-raiser in may. it is when he said about the president's supporters that has gone viral. >> they believe they are victims and believe the government has the responsibility to care for them. >> the former governor tried to do damage control and so did his campaign. the obama campaign pounced releasing a new video with the voters take on his comments.
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>> i don't like it. >> neither did the white house. >> for him to think men and women on social security are irresponsible or victims? >> with the election less than two months away, they say the timing could not be worse for romney but he still has time to make a correction. >> the challenge for him is we have a few weeks before the first presidential debate. he has to fix this. >> he doubled down claiming his opponent believes in redistributing wealth while he supports free enterprise. in washington, nikole killion, wbal-tv 11 news. >> there is much more ahead on 11 news at 6. >> baltimore county may be looking for new school security officer. i'm tim tooten and that story is coming up. >> i'm gerry sandusky.
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with you at ravens camp where the coaches are going to work trying to pull off something the franchise has never experienced before. we will tell you about that later in sports. >> severe storms racing across maryland today. maryland today. we will see where they and those well grounded. for what's around this corner...
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>> the baltimore county superintendent announced plans to hire a school security officer. >> just how critical is that position? tim tooten spoke with the anne
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arundel head of security in the as live in the newsroom. >> they have the same vision when it comes to what they're looking for me in a school security officer. >> we handle physical security as well as personal safety issues, emergency planning. there's a lot that goes on. >> he says his office is prepared to deal with any emergency that has the potential to affect students and staff. >> getting ready for a little weather activity here. we brought them in because of a tornado watch. >> part of his job is to make sure that the practice plans in place. >> we do drills several times during the year to make sure they're ready. every time an emergency occurs, it will not be like a drill so you have to have that mindset. you know what to expect and then you can deal with the emergencies that arise. >> his gained respect of the school officers, top staff, and
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principals. >> anything can happen. to have someone that you know what the central office that you can call and say, here's the incident, what should we do? >> it's a position where communication is key, especially between the school system and the police and fire departments. >> we can share information with them so everyone is aware and make the schools they savor place. >> and that is one of the top priorities. >> right now, 21 resource officers are stationed at county schools including a dozen high schools. tim tooten, wbal-tv 11 news. >> now your 11 insta-weather + forecast with chief meteorologist tom tasselmyer. >> a rapidly moving line and severe storms racing across the state this afternoon impacting parts of maryland. west of the bay, things have quieted down as far as the
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severe weather threat. you can see the line stretching down to the central eastern shore and into the southern part of the bay. it looks like the worst of the weather is cutting across dorchester county now and working towards salzburg. they're going back to deal with some wind gusting there as the line approaches very heavy rain that could cause flooding in low-lying areas as it moves across the region. we could pick up a quick entry two of rain in some of these heavy downpours with tropical moisture mixed in with this front producing a bunch of rain. be on the lookout on the eastern shore especially east of cambridge now down towards all very and ocean city. on the oceans or, we have seen the worst of the area of low by. none of this letter will be severe that is still a threat to the eastern shore. let's check out the watches and warnings. orange shaded counties are
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severe thunderstorms in the location so there are warnings with the same thing in caroline county. from cecil county down to the lower eastern shore, that is where the tornado watch remains in effect. with each passing hour or half hour, the threat of tornadoes is diminishing and the line of storms makes its way to the coast. all these warnings have been dropped. there is still a wind advisory. wind has been gusting from the south and that goes on to midnight. it still could be quite windy. green shaded areas is where we have the flood warning in effect. they will be flooded, so watch out. very heavy rain to the north and west of baltimore around hunt valley. in those areas to the north of baltimore, the rain is really coming down.
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they did not get the amount of rain that. to the north and west thought. temperatures were monday, 79 at the airport, 68 was the low so far. the normal 77. we are ending up with a warmer than normal day. 68 the current temperatures for the low for the day, but to the north and west and cooler is beginning to move in. fall-like air punching in and the leading edge of the front will be through here later tonight. once it passes by, skies will begin to clear and this will bring in another round of really nice weather. by tomorrow, storms moving out and the wind will shift to the northwest. i temperatures very comfortable. 70-75 with lots of sunshine. the insta-weather + seven-day
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forecast. three days a beautiful weather, highs in the 70's. fall begins on saturday morning at 10:49 a.m. there may be a thunderstorm that evening and beautiful football weather on sunday. >> from the susquehanna banks sports center, this is 11 sports. >> with you from the underarm or performance center in owings mills. timehe ravens, there's no to linger on last sunday's loss and in philadelphia because the new england patriots come to town and step in the national spotlight with the ravens on sunday. they're finding all kinds of opportunities in this game. the ravens have never before been the patriots in a regular season game, 0-6. they both remained 1-1. that is something that have never done under john harbaugh
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and this is not a team that wants to experience that on sunday night. >> you look at everything and you try to build on it. there really forces you to dig deep, i think all of us. it's just human nature. if we can make the most of it, take this and make the most of the fact that we did not win the game even though we had opportunities to win and find ways to do a lot of things better and grow is it a ball team, that is how you get to where you're going. >> you can hear our interview with the ravens guard following the newscast on wbal radio and you can see our interview with marshall tonight at 10:30 on wbal +. for the orioles, it is down to 15 games season. the orioles' last night
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absolutely tore into the mariners pitcher. first batter, second pitch, and eight macleod -- on to right field. nat mccloud. 1-0. adam jones line drive. hits it so hard, he taks the glove off the short stop. 7 runs in teh first 2 innings. 7-4 final. the orioles start tonight the 0.5 came out first. yankees open a home series tonight with the blue jays trend to hold onto first place and time is running out on the tampa bay devil rays. they keep sinking in the division and the wild card race. the nfl films president steve sabol died today. he had been fighting a malignant brain tumor for the last 18 months. along with his father, ed sabol,
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they defined sports and video and film along with putting the nfl in the national spotlight on like any other sport. nfl films amassed the largest film library in the entire world. the winner of the 1983 preakness and the last maryland-bred winner of the preakness stakes died today at the age of 32. i'm gerry sandusky. stick around. tom tasselmyer has your seven- day forecast and we all hope is better than today right after this.
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but it isn't always easy to find one... a vote for question seven is a vote for maryland jobs. two thousand construction jobs to build a new resort casino. four thousand permanent jobs, paying... on average fifty five thousand a year. six thousand jobs from increased tourism... and table games like blackjack and poker. add it up: it's twelve thousand new maryland jobs. but to build it you have to vote for it. vote for question seven. and get maryland back to work.
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>> today is the 10th anniversary of the sniper attacks in washington, d.c., and tonight law enforcement will be discussing the case outside of the national law enforcement museum. we will keep you out data on the storms moving throughout storms moving throughout maryland when 11 news
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>> the one saving grace is that the weather did not lander this long. this will move off the coast in the next few hours. behind the front, it will be spectacular. lots of sunshine tomorrow, 72 degrees. 79 thursday, 78 friday. fall begins officially saturday at 10:49 a.m. great football weather again sunday night for the game. we will be calling into the 60's sunday evening. >> as you said, we needed the rain.
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thanks for joining us, everybody. >> we will
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